Ambassador Pham Viet Chien (L) presented his credentials to President of Bangladesh Md. Abdul Hamid (Photo:

At the reception after the credentials presentation ceremony, President Abdul Hamid warmly welcomed the ambassador to receive his mission in Bangladesh. He recalled memories from his visit to Vietnam in 2015, and expressed his good feelings and admiration for Vietnam and President Ho Chi Minh.

The President emphasized that the two countries have many similarities and have great potential for cooperation in many areas, and desired the ambassador, in his position, to promote good relations between the two countries, especially in the fields of economy and trade.

The Ambassador thanked the President for his deep affection for Vietnam and President Ho Chi Minh, and conveyed the greetings of General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong and senior leaders of the Party and State of Vietnam to the Bangladeshi President.

The Ambassador reported to the Bangladeshi President on developments in the relationship between the two countries in recent years, especially after the visit of the late President Tran Dai Quang.

With the support of the President and the Government of Bangladesh, the Ambassador will try to promote the traditional friendly relations between the two countries, especially raising the two-way trade turnover to over USD1 billion billion and reaching USD2 billion, in line with the potential and strengths of the two countries./.